Our research was recently cited in a MIT Technology Review article published by Dahlia Singer, “Inmates are using VR to learn real-world skills Corrections systems are using simulators to provide incarcerated individuals with more lifelike instruction. But is it working?”
“Above just the employment rate, those that interviewed with Molly [the virtual hiring manager] had stronger interview skills over time, greater reductions in interview anxiety over time, and greater increase in motivation to interview over time,” says Matthew Smith, a professor of social work at the University of Michigan, who led the effort.
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May 25, 2023